The UK is believed to have one of the highest rates of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the world.
The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to preventing harm caused by drinking during pregnancy.
Foetal alcohol syndrome disorder is a much under-recognised and unsupported condition in the UK.
A sorry sight.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
In moderate doses, alcohol is more of a medicine than a poison.
High time to talk about consent.
Gender and sexuality can help understand consent – but there's so much more to consider, when drugs are involved.
Who wouldn’t want a quick fix?
Unfortunately, the only reliable way to avoid a hangover is not to drink excessively in the first place.
Far too much of Australians’ diet comes from foods that have virtually no nutrients.
A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows we're eating less junk food than before, but still far too much.
How much have you had to drink?
New research found a disparity between the sentences women and men are given for offence when alcohol is an aggravating factor.
Approximately 11 per cent of Canadian mothers report consuming alcohol during pregnancy, which can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in their children.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Getting a good dose of nature can boost your mental health.
Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
The NT government introduced trial restrictions on the availability of alcohol in Alice Springs in 2002.
The NT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to introduce a minimum price for alcohol.
Ouch! Never again…
From black coffee to a hair of the dog – here's the science behind popular hangover remedies.
The revelry that comes with college football comes with a serious social cost.
Reports of sexual assault increase by as much as 41 percent when the local college football team plays, according to researchers who say the increase is related to the drinking culture on campus.
Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
Around half of prisoners have a substance dependence.
Some drug and alcohol programs
currently used in prisons have little evidence to support them.
There is evidence drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm the developing foetus.
The DrinkWise posters are designed to highlight the risks of drinking during pregnancy. To do so effectively, the message needs to be clear and direct.
Our brains work differently the morning after the night before.
Your nose knows what’s on the way.
A weather expert explains where petrichor – that pleasant, earthy scent that accompanies a storm's first raindrops – comes from.
The bulk of the alcohol industry's revenue comes from heavy drinkers.
An alcohol monitoring tag used in a trial in south London.
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Sobriety tags monitor how much alcohol a person drinks – can they work to reduce crime?